Flexography

Washout Solution Is Green

AVsolve is a nontoxic, biodegradable, environmentally safe washout solution for flexo plates. Citrus-based formula is said easy to work with and to provide

Chicago Tour a Success for Harper Flexo Solutions

An audience of 65 assembled for a day of presentations on flexographic printing-related methods and trends at the Harper Flexographic Solutions seminar July 29 near Chicago

Luminite Relocates After Fire

Luminite Products Corp., a manufacturer of digital direct laser engraved cylinders, sleeves and plates for the flexographic print industry, has moved its corporate offices and computer graphics operations into a new location after a May 7, 2010

Mark Andy To Exhibit New Press Lines at Labelexpo

Following the successful launch of the Performance Series P7 at last year's Labelexpo Europe, Mark Andy's entire Performance Series press line will be on display at Labelexpo Americas 2010 in September

A&V to Distribute GMG Color Management/Proofing Solutions

GMG, a developer and supplier of high-end color management and proofing solutions, has appointed Anderson & Vreeland, a leading manufacturer and distributor of flexographic printing materials and equipment, as its distributor in the US

Label Leaders Purchases ROTOCONTROL Flexo Machine

ROTOCONTROL has announced another order for the EDM200 semi-rotary, servo-driven UV-flexo machine placed by Label Leaders in South Africa. Founder and chairman of Label Leaders

Flexo Press Uses EB Technology

The F4FLEXOEfficiency CI press offers technology that suits the needs of traditional converters as well as label manufacturers by eliminating photoinitiators

Cylinders Decrease Bounce

Lightweight, precision-balanced carbon fiber flexographic print cylinders are said to decrease bounce between the print cylinder and impression drum so

Assess Employee Skills

A Press Operator Aptitude Assessment Kit helps converters assess the potential of a new recruit or the knowledge of existing employees regarding flexo

ROTOCONTROL Releases Flexo Press Video

ROTOCONTROL has announced the availability of a video featuring the EDM200 Series Over-printing Press in production with informative instruction. The DVD educates converters

FFTA Accepting Submissions for Fall Conference

The Foundation of FTA (FFTA) is currently accepting abstract submissions for its annual Fall Conference & Tabletop Exhibition, "A FIRST Rate Idea: The Future of Flexo & Process Improvement"

Flexographic Printing: 9 Shine

The Flexographic Technical Assn., Ronkonkoma, NY, presented its Excellence in Flexography awards in Las Vegas, NV, on May 2 during its 2010 Forum and

Flexo Press Has Fast Changeover

The Flexpress 15-S compact, CI flexo press has a printing width to 49 in. and repeat lengths from 14.6-34.6 in. Said to require minimum floor space and

Patriot Funding Supports Press Sale

Patriot Funding Corp. recently arranged and funded a $1.8 million packaging transaction for a flexographic printing press for a client on Eastern Long Island, NY. The deal included a $500,000 equipment loan bank payoff and collateralization of the equipment

Converting Solutions Seminar Series Tours Mexico

According to ZOLPLASTIC president Tere Almaraz, 250 people attended the 2010 Converting Solutions Seminar Series in Mexico from June 7—9 at venues in Mexico City, Monterrey, and Guadalajara

Bema Polytech Orders Second W&H Flexo Press

Bema Polytech, Elmhurst, IL, has ordered a new 52 in., 8-color MIRAFLEX AM flexographic press from Windmoeller & Hoelscher Corp.

Rogers to Showcase R/Bak Corrugated Products at ACCSA 2010

Rogers Corp. will exhibit a broad line of cushion mounting products for corrugated printing applications at the 2010 ACCCSA (Corrugator Assn. of Caribbean, Central and South America) Intl. Convention & Exposition

FTS Offers Press Operator Aptitude Assessment Kit

The Press Operator Aptitude Assessment Kit is said to allow employers the ability to determine a potential new-recruit or existing employee's knowledge

Students Take Flexo Honors

CHARLOTTE, NC | At the 13th annual International Phoenix Challenge High School Flexo Competition, Stephanie Hammond and Lianne Chang from Gordon Graydon

Unit Is Flexible

Drop-in shear slitter slides easily into the sheeting station of flexo label presses. Knives/anvils can be adjusted for different slitting widths, and

Anilox Brushes Last

Duro-Brush anilox cleaning brushes are designed with tapered, extended life plastic handles that resist the impact of water and pressroom chemicals. Bristles

MGX Offered Through Software

Masterpiece Graphix (MGX) materials and services now will be available through Tailored Solutions' Label Traxx Version 5.5 job management software for the flexo/digital press industry

Success of Press Prompts a Second

COLLEGE PARK, GA | Mike Wilson, president of Star Packaging, says the converter liked its first Windmoeller & Hoelscher flexo press so much, it has ordered

Desai Adds Fourth K2 Flexo Press

KIDDERMINSTER, UK | K2 Intl. Trading Ltd. has installed a fourth flexographic press at Desai Brothers Ltd., Pune, India, through its Mumbai-based representative,

Two Honored for Green Efforts

RONKONKOMA, NY | The Flexographic Technical Assn. recognized two members in its tenth Annual Environmental Excellence Award competition. Specialty Printing,

Flint Equipment Is a Winner

Flint Group Flexographic Products reports the use of its printing plates and sleeves was a key factor in winning awards at the 8th Asia Flexographic Technical Assn. (AFTA)

Mark Andy Added At Western Shield

Western Shield Label Co. says a recently acquired 13-in. Mark Andy LP3000 ten-color UV flexo press is helping maintain short lead times and a competitive cost structure with quick-change architecture, a short web path

Analyze Platemaking Parameters

The FlexoControl analyzer offers end-to-end QA and analyses of production parameters in flexo platemaking. Developed to facilitate fast and precise measurements

Generate Less Waste

The ECS 340 press offers a short web path requiring less material and generating less waste. Press integrates company's traditional technology for the

Modular Benefits At Less Cost

The Alpha Multi flexo press can print up to nine colors in a footprint of just 5 sq m. Said to offer a short web path and quick job change as well as

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